John Efner, second son of Mary and the late George W. Efner, died April llth, of diptheria. He was taken sick isaturday, the 7th. His disease assumed amalignant form and he passed from the sufferings of earth without any warning tliat the end was near, in the seventeeuth year of liis age. He was a genial, happy and kindly disposed youtli, doing vyhat lie couldfor his mother and doing it cheerfully. Mrs. Atkinson, Airs. Efner's mother, came from her late home in New York City in time to assist in caring for this promising grandson, who in his last liours was planning to make hercomforble and happy in their home. The brother and sister tliat are left will with the greatly afllicted mother and jther members of that household, miss ;he coming of his f eet and hi3 words of heer. God doeth all things well. "Angels of life and death alike are his Without his lea ve theypasi no thresbold o'er; Who.then wou ld wish or dare, beleivingf this, Agsinst his messengers to ehut the door."